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Colon cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer fatalities. Colonoscopy is a procedure to detect and remove polyps, reducing the risk of cancer. If you are over 50 you should be screened. Read more.Comments (8)
If you don't use your smart phone or tablet as a health tool, here are three FREE apps to get you started: iTriage, for checking symptoms and locating nearby care facilities, North eCare for online diagnosis and treatment, and MyChart, for accessing personal health records, making appointments and more. Each is available for use on iOS and Android mobile devices.Comments (9)
North Memorial offers cutting edge technology in the form of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) that promises to revolutionize the detection of prostate cancer.Comments (4)
North Memorial’s lung cancer program has added new state-of-the-art bronchoscopy technology that will allow pulmonologists and thoracic surgeons to more easily reach small lung lesions.Comments (4)
North Memorial’s award-winning stroke care has added a service that ensures that patients in community hospitals have access to North Memorial’s expertise.Comments (2)